There is no doubt about the fact that the UK is a nation of tea lovers, which is quite possibly why for so many years the coffee here was mostly provided by the food chains and was far from memorable. Fortunately for the coffee enthusiasts, the London coffee scene is changing: we see a rise […]
I know I went on and on about how my time in Galway was a love affair for the ages, ...
Many of you may not know that I’m a bit of a health nerd. Having been blessed with some confusing ...
I travel, I write, and I ponder…a lot. I love meeting new people and figuring out what makes them tick, ...
My love affair with Galway Ireland was intense, real, and as it is with many great loves, over all too ...
You can’t take a trip to Rio de Janeiro Brazil without seeing a little booty. Seriously! On my recent trip ...
“No, we don’t sell that here” may have been the theme of my trip to Brazil. Being a health-food fanatic, I ...
When you think of traveling to Washington, D.C., the first places you probably think of visiting are the many monuments and museums that the city contains. It’s easy to see why: it is pretty spectacular to walk down the tree-lined paths that surround the Reflecting Pool and gaze at the Lincoln Memorial in the west […]
Trying to eat like a local in Milan is not always an easy task, especially if you’re in the really central streets, like Via Dante, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele or Piazza Duomo, and of course you’ll be there if it’s your first trip to Milan. In this article I’ll try to round-up the best places to […]
Here’s just some of the great music I experienced while in Lisbon, Portugal: (This post is an addendum to The Ultimate Guide to Lisbon, so be sure to check that out!) Performers in Praca do comercio Portuguese fado performances
I know I went on and on about how my time in Galway was a love affair for the ages, and I still maintain that a piece of my heart belongs there, but I can’t deny that Lisbon was like a delightfully refreshing summer fling. With it’s sexy slow-paced rhythm, winding white-and-black tiled streets, gentle […]
Many of you may not know that I’m a bit of a health nerd. Having been blessed with some confusing medical issues and after watching my health steadily deteriorate as I got older, I turned to healthy food and supplements to heal myself naturally. After almost 3 years of trial and error, hundreds of hours […]
How do you keep your relationship exciting and fresh? Spontaneous romantic gestures? Going away on regular holidays together? Maybe you prefer to spice things up over a bottle of wine or a shared breakfast in bed (or both, which is a perfectly acceptable combination on Valentine’s day ;) ). According to a survey by Monarch, 56% of […]
I travel, I write, and I ponder…a lot. I love meeting new people and figuring out what makes them tick, and I live for gaining fresh perspective on just about everything in life. I’m only 24, but I’ve experienced no shortage of hurdles, as well as amazing, eye-opening events thus far. I’m proud of where […]
Happy New Year to all of my loyal readers and new fans! I’ve been a little quiet lately as I’ve been incredibly busy traveling, freelance writing and just enjoying life. 2013 was an intense year for so many reasons, but here are a few: 1) I survived a devastating hit-and-run accident that resulted in having […]
Cygnet is a tiny town in Tasmania with a global reputation for its annual folk music festival, which attracts artists and visitors from around the world each January. But the pretty hamlet of 1000 people in the Huon Valley region is also known to locals as the source of some of the best clean, green […]
DO these things for an unforgettable NYC Christmas experience: 1) Eat at Rolf’s German Restaurant. During the holiday season Rolf’s has the most Christmas lights and decorations that you will ever see jam packed into one small space. This is honestly my favorite thing to do in NYC during the holiday season, and I’m pretty […]
Toledo Spain is the perfect day trip from Madrid! It’s quick, cheap and gorgeous – what more could you ask for in a day trip? I can’t lie – I’m having a blast here in Madrid. But when you have constantly itchy feet like I do, sometimes you need a quick day trip to temporarily […]